2008 Cadillac Dts - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


When the key is held in the start position for .4 seconds. The pcm/ecm has a start timer, it will crank until timer is timed out even though you release the key. That is normal. I don't know how long the timer runs?

As far as vehicle starting, check the basics. If it cranks good but won't start, have a helper crank it while you check for spark at the spark plugs. If spark everywhere, use a gage and check proper fuel pressure. Also, check fuel injector pulse. Any applicable trouble codes? I can only help with testing.

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Aug 13, 2017 | 57 views


its really a job for an auto electrician

to DIY needs a replacement fuse block from a wrecker
with a bit of the loom wiring as a colour guide
then you rewire one fuse/relay connection at a timec662813a-a3bb-4057-b44f-5be989167c91.jpgindex-5nrggpflz035lvswkxm5zg5a-4-2.jpg

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Mar 01, 2017 | 1,218 views


Bulbs are too big. Try bulb #194 in them.

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Aug 29, 2016 | 68 views


Your not going to like to hear this , but you'll need to take the dash apart !
Blower Motor Resistor Replacement
Preliminary Procedure
  1. Remove the HVAC module. Refer to HVAC Module Assembly Replacement .
Preliminary Procedure
  1. Drain the cooling system. Refer to Cooling System Draining and Filling .
  2. Recover the refrigerant. Refer to Refrigerant Recovery and Recharging .
  3. Remove the evaporator tube from the thermal expansion valve. Refer to Air Conditioning Evaporator Hose Assembly Replacement .
  4. Remove the heater hoses from the heater core. Refer to Heater Hoses Replacement .
  5. Remove the brake pedal bracket assembly. Refer to Brake Pedal Assembly Replacement .
  6. Pull back and reposition the carpet.
  7. Remove the lower instrument panel (I/P) support brace. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Support Bracket Replacement .
  8. Reposition the auxiliary air distribution duct. Refer to Auxiliary Air Distributor Duct Replacement .
  9. Remove the instrument panel carrier. Refer to Instrument Panel Carrier Replacement .
  10. Disconnect the HVAC module assembly electrical connectors.
1
HVAC Module Assembly Nut (Qty: 5)
Tip
Tighten the nuts in sequence.
Tighten
9 N?·m (80 lb in)
2
HVAC Assembly Module
Disconnect the blower motor resistor electrical connector.

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Jul 28, 2016 | 441 views


Could be as simple as a bad relay. I would start by replacing it with a known good one of the same type.

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Jun 22, 2016 | 81 views


My automotive database says you have to remove headlamp assembly to replace bulb. To remove headlamp assembly, you need to remove front bumper fascia.
Why in the world should you have to remove front of vehicle just to change a bulb, I don't know? My database is the only info I have to go by. I doubt I can walk you through it, step by step, I can't see anything from here.

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Mar 01, 2016 | 225 views


probably find that the wires to the sensors has been left disconnected or needs to be reset in the ECM

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Oct 10, 2015 | 192 views


ensure your wheel nuts are secure.
check your tyres for stones /nails etc

If you hear sound when you turn the wheel but the car is stationary
I would advise you visit a tyre /steering /brake specialist if you cannot locate the source of the noise.

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Jul 09, 2015 | 113 views


Check for proper refrigerant charge, and verify that the heater blend door is operating correctly. If there is a vacuum leak under the dashboard, the blend door may not be closing all the way.

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on May 11, 2015 | 61 views


Could be your front hubs having loose wheel bearings if your traction control is showing a malfunction.

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Feb 18, 2015 | 427 views


Anything problems related to air bags should always be performed by the dealer. Maybe there is a service bulletin or recall on this problem.

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Feb 13, 2015 | 168 views


12 volt engine stopped
14 volt engine running

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Feb 13, 2015 | 25 views


12 volts engine off,14 volts engine running

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Feb 13, 2015 | 47 views


Automotive heater problems can have several sources
  • poor flow of hot coolant (the source of heat)
  • poor air flow - bad blower or air plumbing problems such as blend door position.
The treatment for these varies so if you can, identify the source of the problem. Ths vid may not be DTS but it should give you an idea.


2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Jan 06, 2015 | 75 views


The knock sensor is in the valley pan under the intake manifold.

2008 Cadillac... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015 | 154 views

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

132 questions posted

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Popular Products

Top Cadillac Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85206 Answers

Jonah Oneal

Level 3 Expert

14092 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22484 Answers

Are you a Cadillac Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...